Spinal surgeries in children can be complex and delicate operations. When they go well, they can help restore the health of kids with severe scoliosis and other painful and debilitating conditions. But when complications occur, they can lead to longer hospital stays, additional surgeries or lifelong disabilities.Read More
Kids can face many unknowns at a hospital, such as unfamiliar procedures, needles used in blood tests and immunizations, and massive pieces of equipment. But by learning how to cope with their fears, they can improve management of their anxiety and make a positive difference to their hospital experiences and overall well-being. That’s why Dr. Theresa Newlove, head of the...Read More
The Division of Allergy & Immunology and BC Children’s Hospital’s Digital Lab—a unit that develops digital health solutions to improve care—have launched a mobile e-health tool that’s unlike any other, called Allergy Check. With just a few clicks, it tells parents and families the likelihood that their child is dealing with a potentially severe food allergy.Read More
BC Children's is the only hospital in the province devoted exclusively to children
kids visit the hospital for specialized pediatric services each year
researchers on our campus work tirelessly to discover new treatments
With the Teck Acute Care Centre, we've launched a new era in pediatric health care.
All designed with our kids, families and caregivers to redefine how we heal.
Our kids now have more privacy, as well as space for their families to stay overnight.
made in the first year of our CAUSES program - giving families new hope
gave more kids access to our specialized care in their own communities
We celebrate our successes through a host of events throughout the year, and offer special recognition for years of service.
"Blayke may never be able to conquer Turner syndrome fully, but she fights every day to make sure it doesn’t stop her from being her." — Cassandra, Blayke's momBlayke's story